
05206003
j
2007d.00192
Herman, Marlena
Milou, Eric
Schiffman, Jay
Unit fractions and their "Basimal" representations: exploring patterns.
Math. Teach. (Reston) 98, No. 4, 274281 (2004).
2004
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
F40
decimal representation of rational numbers
number systems
Summary: Different representations of rational numbers are considered and students are lead through activities that explore patterns in base ten and other bases. With this students are encouraged to solve problems and investigate situations designed to foster flexible thinking about rational numbers. (ERIC)